Photocatalytic dye degradation using novel Polypyrrole-Tungsten Oxide hybrid nanocomposite system.

Nandini Venkat Iyer; Jayant A Kher; Shekhar D Bhame

Volume 8, Issue 4 , November 2023, , Pages 334-356

  The present study features the synthesis of Dodecylbenzene sulphonic acid-doped polypyrrole tungsten oxide (PPy-WO3) nanocomposites and its photocatalyic studies on Methylene Blue (MB). The nanocomposites of PPy with a very low concentration of WO3 were prepared using 0.05 to 0.3 wt.%, of WO3 nanoparticles. ...  Read More

Photocatalytic dye degradation using novel Polypyrrole-Tungsten Oxide hybrid nanocomposite system.

Synthesis of shape controlled Cu2O and Cu2O/TiO2-QD composite for degradation of Congo red dye under visible-light irradiation

Shobha Musmade; Dinesh Punja Hase; Amit S Waghmare; Kailas R Kadam; Jayshree Khedkar; Anil G Gadhave; Kanhaiyalal S Bhavsar; Vaishali Dattatray Murade

Volume 8, Issue 4 , November 2023, , Pages 406-416

  In the present work, truncated octahedron and octahedron shaped Cu2O and Cu2O/TiO2-QD composite have been synthesized using precipitation method and used as a photocatalyst. Synthesized material was characterized by using various analytical techniques- XRD, SEM, TEM and UV-Visible DRS. TEM images clearly ...  Read More

Synthesis of shape controlled Cu2O and Cu2O/TiO2-QD composite for degradation of Congo red dye under visible-light irradiation

An experimental study on photocatalytic degradation to free river water from toxic dye pollutant using Zn doped TiO2 nanoparticles

Sarathi R; Sheeba N. L.; Selva Esakki E; Renuga Devi L; Meenakshi Sundar S

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2023, , Pages 206-214

  Water pollution by organic pollutants is an ever increasing problem for the global concern. The present study is aimed at synthesizing Titanium di oxide nanoparticles under two different concentrations of Zinc as dopant material. The synthesized nanoparticles are used as a catalyst in degrading malachite ...  Read More

Photocatalytic Dynamic Membrane Containing Graphitic Carbon Nitride/Zirconium dioxide Nanocomposite for MB and CR Dye Removal under Household LED Lamp

Marjan Tanzifi; Mohsen Jahanshahi; Majid Peyravi; Soodabeh Khalili

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2023, , Pages 215-228

  Dye-containing wastewater is a major pollutant that can irreversibly damage the environment. Ultrafiltration membrane technology combined with photocatalysis is used for treatment of dye-containing solutions. To remove dye pollution, Methylene blue (MB) and Congo red (CR), graphitic carbon nitride (CNG) ...  Read More

Hibiscus Rosasinesis Flower Extract Mediated Ni/ZnO nanoparticles for Visible Light Driven Photocatalytic Degradation of Roseaniline Dye as a Pollutant

Karthiga Rajendaran; Karthikarani Saravanan

Volume 8, Issue 3 , August 2023, , Pages 229-240

  The green fabricated photocatalyst is promising material and could be applied for waste-water remediation and other ecological applications.Hibiscus floral extract surface modified Ni doped ZnO (HFNZO) was obtained by simple co-precipitation. The flowers have secondary metabolites such as phenolic compounds ...  Read More

Wet Chemical Feasible Synthesis of PPy-Nickel Oxide nanocomposites and their photocatalytic effects on Methylene Blue

Nandini V Iyer; Ganesh Agawane; Abhishjek Bhapkar; Jayant Kher; Shekhar Bhame

Volume 8, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 23-33

  In this paper, we report, the synthesis of conducting polymer nanocomposites of nickel oxide polypyrrole (NiO-PPy) doped with dodecyl benzene sulphonic acid for its application as a photocatalyst. In-situ polymerization of the pyrrole technique was employed along with oxidant ammonium persulphate and ...  Read More

The influence of Cu doped ZrO2 catalyst for the modification of the rate of a photoreaction and forming microorganism resistance

Jeba R; Radhika S; Padma C M; Ascar Davix X

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 351-362

  Pure and copper-doped Zirconium oxide nanoparticles were synthesized using a co-precipitation process and investigated the effect of doping on photocatalytic and anti-microbial activities. The prepared samples are pure tetragonal phase, as shown by the X-ray diffraction pattern, and the crystallite size ...  Read More

Effect of pH variation on Bandgap and Visible Light Photocatalytic Properties of TiO2 Nanoparticles

Sarathi R; Meenakshi Sundar S

Volume 7, Issue 3 , August 2022, , Pages 252-266

  Titanium-di-oxide nanoparticles are synthesized via a microwave-assisted solvothermal route for different pH values. The effect of the acidic and basic nature of the solvent due to the pH value is reflected in the crystalline size of the compound. The purpose of this work is to synthesize Titanium dioxide ...  Read More

Synthesis of Co and Cu codoped ZnO nanoparticles by citrate gel combustion method: Photocatalytic and antimicrobial activity

Sheik Mohideen Badhusha M; Kavitha Balasubramani; Rajarajan M; Tharmaraj P; Suganthi Ayyadurai

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 143-154

  ZnO, single-doped (Co-ZnO, Cu-ZnO), and co-doped ZnO ((Co, Cu)/ZnO) were effectively synthesized by the citrate gel combustion technique. The samples were characterized by UV-visible diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (UV-vis-DRS), Fourier transforms infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), X-ray powder diffraction ...  Read More

Recent Developments on I and II Series Transition Elements Doped SnO2 Nanoparticles and its Applications For Water Remediation Process: A Review

Manmeet Kaur; Dixit Prasher; Ranjana Sharma

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 194-217

  The presence of various hazardous toxins such as Phenols, phthalates, pesticides, dyes, heavy metals, pharmaceutical waste, etc, is continuously increasing into the water bodies from different agricultural, industrial and domestic practices, which have brought the toxicity level to an alarming height. ...  Read More

Synthesis and Application of Magnetic Nanoadsorbent in Removal of Toxic Metals from Aqueous Solution

Dhanraj S Shirsath

Volume 7, Issue 1 , April 2022, , Pages 89-100

  Magnetic nano adsorbent is cost-effective and easily synthesized in the laboratory by chemical Co-precipitation method that provides not only high adsorption capacity but also rapid adsorption rate. The magnetic nano adsorbents were synthesized by Ferric and Ferrous ions precursor solution in the presence ...  Read More

Synthesis and characterization of novel Mg(OH)2/CdS heteronanostructures for sunlight induced degradation of phenolic pollutant

Aishwarya Singh; bhavani prasad nenavathu

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 294-305

  Mg(OH)2/CdS heteronanostructures have been successfully synthesized by a novel precipitation method and the synthesis involves three steps. The first step involves the synthesis of Mg (OH)2nanoparticles using homogeneous precipitation method. Then, surface-modifying agent citric acid was used to functionalise ...  Read More

Synthesis, characterization and photocatalytic application of ZnWO4/ZrO2 nanocomposite towards degradation of methyl orange dye

Buvaneswari K; Arunadevi R; Sashikala S; Kavipriya K

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 367-378

  Visible light active ZnWO4/ZrO2 nanocomposite was prepared via hydrothermal method. The nanocomposite was characterized by UV-visible diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (UV-vis-DRS), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), X-ray diffraction (XRD), Scanning Electron microscopy (SEM), energy dispersive ...  Read More

Investigation on the photocatalytic activity of chemically synthesized zirconium doped cadmium selenide nanoparticles for indigo carmine dye degradation under solar light irradiation

Emelda Rayappan; Jayarajan Muthaian; Muthirulan Pandi3

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 177-187

  A simple chemical methodology has been adopted for the synthesis of zirconium (Zr) doped and un-doped cadmium selenide (CdSe) nanoparticles for the application towards photocatalytic degradation of indigo carmine (IC) dye under solar light irradiation. The as prepared Zr-CdSe (doped) and CdSe (un-doped) ...  Read More

Photocatalytic degradation of organic dyes by PEG and PVP capped Cu, Ni and Ag nanoparticles in the presence of NaBH4 in aqueous medium

Subramanian Kanchana; Radhakrishnan Vijayalakshmi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 294-306

  Photocatalysis mediated by metal nanoparticles is emerging as an effective method for removal of hazardous dye pollutants in natural aquatic bodies. Nanoparticles of Cu, Ni and Ag were synthesized by chemical method using PEG and PVP polymers as capping agents. Experimental photocatalyis was carried ...  Read More